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Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

1998 Chevrolet Malibu electrical problems

electrical problem

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1998 Chevrolet Malibu Owner Comments

problem #5

Jan 302002

(reported on)

Malibu

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Vehicle has an electrical cluster which records mileage driven, however instead of recording the mileage, the word error has illuminated, the dealer informed consumer that a computer chip malfunctioned and would cost 400 to 500 dollars to replace it.

- Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA

problem #4

Jan 302002

(reported on)

Malibu

  • miles
Vehicle has an electrical cluster which records mileage driven, however instead of recording the mileage, the word error has illuminated, the dealer informed consumer that a computer chip malfunctioned and would cost 400 to 500 dollars to replace it.

- Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA

problem #3

Apr 241999

(reported on)

Malibu

  • miles
It seems as though sooner I get one thing fixed and another goes wrong. I want GM to purchase the car back. It is to the point I am afaid to even get into the car anymore.

- Cottonwood, CA, USA

problem #2

Aug 101998

(reported on)

Malibu

  • miles
Inability to turn on and control instrument panel lights. They are back lighted and autmatically controlled.

- Huntington Station, NY, USA

problem #1

Jan 251999

(reported on)

Malibu

  • miles
Front end suspension rough, clunk, feels loose, brakes/rotors prematurely wearing out, and instrument panel very hot when heater or A/C being used. Radio am already malfunctioned once. Am concerned re: Brakes, front end and fire hazard of this vehicle.

- New Balltimore, MI, USA

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